Govt okays setting up of 6 new IIMs
Govt okays setting up of 6 new IIMs

In good news for MBA aspirants, the government Wednesday cleared the proposal for the setting up of six new IIMs in the country, which will start offering courses from the coming academic session itself.

India to gift Bodhi Tree sapling to China, Mongolia

India will gift a sapling of the sacred Bodhi Tree in Bodh Gaya to China and Mongolia this month, a temple official said on Saturday.

Nitish Kumar prays at Buddhist temple for quake victims

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday took part in a special prayer in the world famous Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya for the people killed in the devastating earthquake which hit Nepal and the state as well recently.

Buddha Purnima celebrated at Bodh Gaya

Thousands of Buddhists from across the world, including the monks, on Monday morning celebrated Buddha Purnima at Bodh Gaya in Bihar, where Lord Budhdha attained enlightenment.

Patna blast bares a vicious plot?

After a low intensity blast took place in Patna, on investigation, police found the live bombs to be equipped with the same timer device – of Lotus brand – that was used in the bombs that went off in 2013 at Narendra Modi’s rally at Gandhi Maidan ahead of the Lok Sabha polls and at Bodh Gaya.

Patna blast: Live bombs similar to those found in Gandhi maidan, Bodhgaya blasts

After a low intensity blast took place in Patna, on investigation, police found the live bombs to be equipped with the same timer device – of Lotus brand – that was used in the bombs that went off in 2013 at Narendra Modi’s rally at Gandhi Maidan ahead of the Lok Sabha polls and at Bodh Gaya.

Low intensity blast in Patna, two live bombs found

A bomb exploded in a flat in Bahadurpur housing colony area here but there was no report of any casualty, a police officer said.

Congress' 'Buddha to Gandhi' march attacked in Bihar, several injured

Several persons were injured when miscreants attacked Congress' 'Buddha to Gandhi' march in Jehanabad district of Bihar on Sunday.

Sri Lankan President visits Mahabodhi temple

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday visited Bodh Gaya and offered prayers under the Mahabodhi tree where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment.

Myanmar vice president offers prayers at Bodh Gaya temple

Myanmar Vice President Sai Mauk Kham paid visit to the Bodh Gaya's Mahabodhi temple.

Bhutan PM prays at Bodh Gaya, gifted sapling of Bodhi tree

Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay Saturday visited Bodh Gaya and prayed at the Mahabodhi temple, Buddhism's holiest shrine, officials said.

VHP's ''ghar wapsi'' at Bodh Gaya flops

The VHP`s `ghar wapsi` programme at Bodh Gaya in Gaya district of Bihar Sunday was a big flop when most of the over 40 Mahadalit families comprising over 200 people, who four days back embraced Christianity, refused to return to Hinduism, officials said.

Robert F Kennedy Jr leads march in Bihar

Robert F Kennedy Jr, a Congressman and related to the family of late US president John F Kennedy, led a procession of Buddhist devotees in Bihar Wednesday to propagate awareness on environment protection.

Bihar allows sale of 5 kg LPG banned after Bodh Gaya blasts

The Bihar government on Tues allowed sale of five kg LPG cylinders that were banned after Bodh Gaya serial blasts last year in which the use of unlicensed small gas cylinders was suspected.

India, Nepal working together to link Lumbini, Bodh Gaya

India and Nepal are "seriously working together" to link Lumbini, birth place of Lord Budhha, with Bodh Gaya where he is said to have gained enlightenment, as part of promoting a combined Buddhist pilgrimage circuit.

'Need to work out plans on how to link Lumbini with Bodh Gaya'

India and Nepal on Saturday stressed for Greater mutual cooperation in pilgrimage tourism by promoting a combined Buddhist pilgrimage circuit, linking Lumbini with Bodh Gaya to strengthen bilateral ties.

Bodh Gaya temple gets IT notice

The Income Tax Department has issued notice to Bodh Gaya`s Mahabodhi temple, Buddhism`s holiest shrine, for not filing annual return of its income of over Rs.100 crore through donations, an official said Saturday.

Buddhist conclave begins in Bodh Gaya

The fourth International Buddhist Conclave was inaugurated Saturday in Bodh Gaya by union Tourism Minister Shripad Naik and Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi.

Sapling of Bodhi tree planted in Vietnam

 A sapling of the holy Bodhi tree from Bodh Gaya in Bihar, which was carried by Indian President Pranab Mukherjee as a gift, was planted here Monday.

Sapling of Bodhi tree planted in Vietnam

A sapling of the holy Bodhi tree from Bodh Gaya in Bihar, which was carried by Indian President Pranab Mukherjee as a gift, was planted here on Monday.